Nearly 400 people packed in the Carver High School Of Engineering And Science on Thursday evening, declaring “We shall not be moved,” in opposition to Temple University’s proposed football stadium around 15th and Norris streets. The Philadelphia Tribune Digital Reporter Samaria Bailey has the highlights from the meeting featuring testimonies from Rochelle Bilal of the Guardian Civic League and Rev. Gregory Holston of the POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness Empower and Rebuild). READ MORE http://www.phillytrib.com/metros/temple-stadium-stompers-pack-town-hall/article_451a8509-cc57-5906-ab55-223a2620fd90.html
Dr. Khalil G. Muhammad delivered the keynote address during The Philadelphia Tribune 2018 Black History Luncheon Feb. 15. The History Maker Award honorees — A. Bruce Crawley ( Millennium3Management), Patricia Coulter and Dr. Donald Parks ( Parkstone Medical Assoc) — offered comments that reflected on their historic impact on the city of Philadelphia. Tribune Digital Editor Nicki Mayo - Multimedia Journalist has the highlights from the event. READ MORE AND VIEW PHOTO GALLERY from Tribune Reporter Bobbi Booker and Chief Photographer Abdul R. Sulayman http://www.phillytrib.com/news/the-story-of-african-american-history/article_faa4dcec-4263-5c69-831c-ffbcacbadc47.html
John Graves Productions celebrated its 10-year anniversary with an encore production of "Black Kid Joy," a vibrant, colorful musical that shows the highs, lows, and depths of the Black experience. The show's cast of more than 40 actors, musicians and dancers, is multi-talented, showcasing dance and vocal abilities that span multiple genres and eras. Shows will be held Saturday and Sunday, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Philadelphia Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad St. Tribune Digital Reporter Samaria Bailey has a sneak peek.
The Circle Mobilizing Because Black Lives Matter compassion team of the Circle of Hope - 2214 S. Broad St. Church raised more than $4,000 Sat. Nov 18. to bail out Black mothers and fathers who are in jail waiting on a trial. Digital Editor Nicki Mayo - Multimedia Journalist talked with event organizer Bethany Stewart about the event to help the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund. http://www.phillytrib.com/news/turnup-to-bailout-raises-money-for-parents-awaiting-trial/article_0de6e2bb-42bd-58f1-9092-cac2da26f6af.html (Music by audionautix). Digital Reporter Samaria Bailey contributed to this video.
New bus station at 61st and Pine streets a boost for West Philadelphia
...celebrated their new home during a dedication service at the church’s new location at 67th and Lansdowne Ave. on Saturday. http://www.phillytrib.com/religion/first-african-baptist-celebrates-new-home-in-west...